Describe the basic function of erythrocytes, Biology

Q. What are the other names by which erythrocytes are known? What is the function of these cells?

Erythrocytes are also known as red blood cells (RBCs) or red corpuscles Red blood cells are responsible for oxygen transport from the lungs to the tissues.

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